MADRID, March 12: Real Madrid have sent all of the members of their soccer and basketball teams home into quarantine after one of the sports club’s basketball players tested positive for the coronavirus, the Spanish club said in a statement on Thursday.

Reason to cheer for Nepal

December 12, 2019 09:48 am

The 13th South Asian Games (SAG), which concluded on Tuesday, has given Nepal many reasons to celebrate but this is also the moment for the country to reflect on where we have failed to give proper boost to sports sector, if we are to maintain this progress record and if we are to make this sector shine further in the future.

Badminton team selected for 13th SAG

October 2, 2019 14:58 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Nepal Badminton Association has finalized the names of players for upcoming 13th South Asian Games (SAG) on Wednesday.

For beginner ukulele players

August 3, 2019 21:00 pm

If you are a ukulele enthusiast, as with any other skills, you need to start learning, right? Here are some tips that will help you play ukulele:

KATHMANDU, May 3: Nepal’s second women’s franchise cricket event Women Champions League is postponed for late September. The event will be held at Tribhuvan University Cricket Ground. The event will be held from 20 to 28 September.

KATHMANDU, May 2:  The Nepali cricket team, the winner of one-day and T-20 international cricket series against UAE, has been awarded cash.

KATHMANDU, May 2:  The Nepali cricket team, the winner of one-day and T-20 international cricket series against UAE, has been awarded cash.

Injury is one of the major things a player always wants to avoid. But when it occurs, they want to recuperate at the earliest. To make a comeback in the match and maintain fitness, proper treatment, appropriate exercise and the proper course becomes crucial for players. And, role of a physiotherapist is always important to help a player do these key activities properly.

KATHMANDU, Oct 13: The Pokhara Premier League (PPL) franchise Chitwan Rhinos has announced the names of couple of local icon players for the inaugural season in Kathmandu on Friday. The PPL organized by Queens Event Management is set to commence on October 26 with final match slated for November 6.

Currently, Bikash Shahi is in the process of recovering from an appendectomy. However, he is eager to get back to the basketball court to mentor his players. Shahi took up the national duty in 2011 when he was appointed the coach of the Nepali women's basketball team. Under his mentorship, the national women’s team has redefined success, clinching numerous international accolades.

KATHMANDU, July 30: The National Sports Council (NSC) has felicitated more than 500 players who have won medals in the national and the international tournaments or participated in the Olympics, by awarding cash prizes, on Sunday. The total amount of the awards was Rs 7.48 million.

July 23: Southampton will have to sell players to facilitate the arrival of new signings in the remainder of the transfer window, the Premier league side’s manager Mark Hughes has said.

KATHMANDU, July 19: Nepal's legendary all-rounder Shakti Prasad Gauchan announced his retirement from international cricket amid a farewell function in Kathmandu on Wednesday for the national cricket team before its Europe tour.

MOSCOW, June 24: FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Switzerland players Xherdan Shaqiri and Granit Xhaka, looking into their goal celebrations during their win over Serbia on Friday.

KATHMANDU,May 4: Taekwondo players have left for Seoul, South Korea on Thursday for the preparations of the 18th Asian Games which will be held in Jakarta, Indonesia.

KATHMANDU, May 1: The All Nepal Table Tennis Association (ANTTA) on Monday finalized the players to participate in the 18th Asian Games to be held in Indonesia from August 18.

KATHMANDU, April 30: The selection committee has selected Karate players for the 18th Asian Games which will be held in August this year.

KATHMANDU, April 20: The All Nepal Football Players’ Association has expressed serious concern over the ongoing irregularities in Nepali football particularly by the postponement of General Assembly and election of the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA).

KATHMANDU, April 16: Nepali players have presented average performance during the six rounds of matches in the ongoing Kathmandu GM International Open Chess Tournament on Sunday.

KAILALI, April 12: The investment over the cricket players is increasing in the City of Cricket, Dhangadhi.

ZURICH, March 27: Players who switch clubs during the course of a season will be allowed to play for both in the Champions League under new rules announced by UEFA on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Former and current cricket players have strongly urged the suspended cricket governing body Cricket Association of Nepal (CAN) to resolve the current crisis in cricket administration as soon as possible to take full advantage of the One-Day International status.

KATHMANDU, March 25: Six emerging players- Bijay Rana, Subodh Ayer, Narayan Joshi, Sagar Bhandari, Bikram Thagunna and Prakash Jaishi- are set to represent their respective franchises in the second edition of the upcoming Ruslan Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) starting from March 31 at the Dhangadhi’s Seti Zone Police Cricket Ground.

March 2: According to Don Balon, Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea will join Real Madrid this summer, unless the Red Devils bring in three players of his choosing – Samuel Umtiti, Paulo Dybala and Miralem Pjanic, who are collectively worth £232m.

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Ruslan Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) is set to host first ever live auction on satellite television in Nepali cricket’s history on Wednesday. Six franchises will tussle to acquire the respective choice of players outbidding each other.

Young Nepali players’ journey ends

February 8, 2018 09:07 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: Young Nepali players’ journey has ended in the last 16 round of the ongoing Nepal ITF Junior U-18 Circuit One Tennis Tournament on Wednesday.

Four Nepali players win on first day

February 6, 2018 09:24 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Four Nepali players have registered wins on the first day of the ongoing Nepal ITF Junior U-18 Tennis on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The second edition of the franchise cricket tournament Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) has unveiled the franchises, owners and the strategic players on Wednesday. Six teams will participate in the second season of the DPL.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Nepal Sports Journalist Forum (NSJF) Jhapa is set to host the first ever Jhapa Sports Award coming Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: The first-ever city-based franchise cricket tournament Ruslan Dhangadhi Premier League (DPL) has rescheduled its second season to start from March 18 this year. Earlier, the tournament was slated to start from January 19.

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: Twenty-one players have been announced for the ICC World Cup Cricket League Division Two to be held in Namibia from coming February 6 to 16.

Jaykishan Kolsawala anchored Lalitpur Patriots to the first win of the Everest Premier League 2017. Kolsawala scored 44 runs off 48 deliveries and remained not out to guide Patriots to a comfortable first win of the tournament by seven wickets.

LOS ANGELES, Dec 16: The biggest figures and institutions in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality in the industry in the wake of the huge wave of revelations spurred by allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: In modern football, a player’s ability of playing in numerous positions is regarded as his biggest asset. Whenever a club searches for new players for its team, the coaching staff prefers a versatile player who can play in different positions.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: The Nepal cricket team is set to face USA today at ICC Academy Nursery Oval 2 ground as a part of practice schedule ahead of the two-match series against the home team UAE in the final round matches of the ICC World Cricket League Championship. The national cricket players are set to reunite with former Nepal head coach and current USA coach Pubudu Dassanyake after his departure in 2015.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Nepal U-19’s best batsman from Youth Asia Cup 2017, Anil Kumar Sah has the in the 20-man squad for the final round of ICC World Cricket League Championship matches against UAE on Dec 6 and 8.

Indian players dominate junior tennis

November 9, 2017 08:18 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Indian players dominated the finals of the ongoing Kesha Group ANLTA Nepal Asian 14 and Under Tennis Championship Circuit-2 as they lifted both boys’ and girls’ doubles titles on Wednesday.

Lawmakers in Catalonia’s parliament declared independence from Spain last week following a disputed referendum that triggered a constitutional crisis. Some Barcelona fans have been vocal in their support for independence during matches.

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Everest Premier League 2017 Player Auctions was conducted on Monday inside the closed rooms of Annapurna Hotel for the second edition of the league.

KATHMADNU, Oct 5: When Nepal national football team head coach Gytoku Koji announced the 23-member squad on Tuesday for the AFC Asian Cup 2019 Qualifiers match against Tajikistan, almost all the faces were the same.

The NFL’s players and owners are frequently at odds over the issues, finances and rules of the game, a long-running feud that looms large toward another potential work stoppage after the 2020 season.

KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Footballer Kiran Kumar Limbu and shuttler Nangsal Devi Tamang were declared Player of the Year in Male and Female categories respectively in NSJF Pulsar Sports Award on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: With the Everest Premier League (EPL) 2017, Nepal’s first and biggest franchise tournament, fast approaching, the owners along with the marquee players gathered in a program Friday to discuss about the grand event which is set to hit the ground in December.

Youth PoY award motivating young players

September 8, 2017 03:00 am

KATHMANDU, September 8: The Youth Player of the Year holds a distinct significance in the Pulsar Sports Award as it has always been a real motivation both to the young performers and nominees.

MANCHESTER, August 10: Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany believes the team is comfortable with the switch to three at the back as they have quality players who are very adaptable, the center back said.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Nepal Volleyball Association has honored former Prime Minister and CPN (Maoist Centre) Chairman, Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' for giving recognition to volleyball as the national game of the country.

GENEVA, July 28: FIFA has fined Qatar’s soccer federation after national team players breached rules against political statements by displaying T-shirts of the country’s Emir at a World Cup qualifier.

LONDON, July 23: Chelsea apologized to China on Sunday for social media comments by Brazilian player Kenedy which it accepted “caused great offense and hurt the feelings” of the country during the Premier League champions’ pre-season tour.

KATHMANDU, July 23: Nepal U-23 football team had traveled to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in order to take part in the AFC U-23 Championship 2018 Qualifiers after a -month long training and a friendly against Bangladesh U-23 team.

NEW DELHI, July 13: New India cricket coach Ravi Shastri plans to adopt a more hands-off approach to the role than his predecessor Anil Kumble, with the 55-year-old saying he has no intention of trying to act as a tutor the players.